Our Self Build 1 Year Discount Mortgage includes a discount of 2.09% off the Society’s standard variable mortgage interest rate (SVR) for 1 year giving a current rate payable of 3.50% which will not go below a floor of 2.00%. At the end of the 1 year the Society’s prevailing standard variable mortgage interest rate (SVR) will apply, currently 5.59%, which will not go below a floor of 2%.
Self Build 1 Year Discount
Minimum £50,000: Maximum £375,000
Loan to Value (LTV)
Purchase and Re-mortgage maximum 80%
This maximum applies to the purchase / value of the land, whichever is the lower and to all stage releases – details available on request.
Minimum 1 year: Maximum 35 years
The Society will release funds in stages during the build process subject to satisfactory confirmation from the valuer (after purchase of land if applicable).
On completion of the build (as evidenced by the final completion certificate), the mortgage product may be switched to another mortgage product within the Society’s prevailing range (subject to eligibility). The product switch fee relevant to the new mortgage will apply.
Completion of construction
The Society will allow a period of 2 years from first release of funds to final completion of the property.
This mortgage product is available for applicants wishing to;
- Buy land and build a new property
- Raise capital and build a property on land that they already own
- Convert an existing structure, such as a barn into a home
- Purchase an existing property, demolish and rebuild
Property must be for the applicants own primary residential use in mainland England and Wales (geographical restrictions apply) as an individual project and not part of a group development. All applications are subject to the Society’s self-build criteria, general lending criteria, property value and satisfactory status enquiries.
This product is a limited edition and cannot be guaranteed until an application has been received and accepted for processing.
The arrangement of suitable buildings insurance is a condition of any mortgage offer made. For self-builds, the Society will require Site Insurance to be in place from Completion of the mortgage to completion of the build.
The interest rate charged won’t fall below 2%.
No early repayment charges apply.
Partial Lump Sum Repayment
Partial lump sum repayments of any amount are permitted.
A fee of £499.00 is payable on the first release of funds. This fee can be added to the loan subject to LTV limits.
A valuation for mortgage purposes will be required, the cost of which must be met by the applicant. See separate scale of fees. Where interim inspections by the Society’s valuer are required a re-inspection fee of £120.00 will be payable.
On completion, the initial advance will be released to your appointed Solicitor by CHAPS (Clearing House Automated Payment Service). A fee of £30.00 is payable on completion and also for each CHAPS stage payment thereafter. This fee can be added to the loan subject to LTV limits.
Mortgage Exit Administration Fee / Additional Fees
£85.00 Sealing Fee. Additional administration fees may apply during the life of your mortgage. Details of these can be found in the Tariff of Charges leaflet.
The Loughborough mortgage service is tailored to each individual and offered on a fully advised basis where applicable. Our qualified advisers will spend time with you to understand your mortgage needs and financial circumstances before recommending the most suitable solution for you.